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    a combination of pusillanimousness and animosity, coined by the journalist William Safire

    That poses a question: Was this a case of one man talking tough, giving an excuse for French pusillanimosity - or did the French Government really tell the U.S. before the raid that our plan was too limited and restrained to solve the Libyan problem?

    Submitted by Eric Holm from United States on 01/08/2016
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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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